Melia Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf and Spa
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... that, even though we could not understand the language, it was clear that they were disturbed and longing for a loved one.
Another one of Salazar’s “3 Fs” that is still present in Portugal is futbol. During our time in Lisbon we went to a huge viewing of a futbol game on a field and learned what makes this sport so intense in Europe. In this specific game it was Benfica vs. Sevilla. Even though the game was not being played in ...
... a lake and as we walked around the lush green park surrounded by a range of craggy hills we heard what sounded suspiciously like an elephant. We looked more closely at the fence, and saw that it was electrified and then we saw ten baby elephants following each other in a circle in the distance, and after that we noticed the Bison drinking from a watering hole. We have stayed in some amazing free places but this place was the biggest surprise of all. The ...
... It seems we both are a bit forgetful. We have been doing well, the old fashioned way, until today. With all instructions on Tony's iPad we are set! Little turns here and there that were not supposed to be took us through some of the nice quiet villages we would have never seen, or so Tony said. I had my head in the iPad, glasses off and when I looked up, glasses back on, there was another turn! We were heading though in the right direction, with the odd unnecessary ...
... cafes, and the weather is not excessively hot. Oh, and the locals speak excellent English… which is always appreciated when trying to decipher a foreign menu! Unfortunately I will only be here 2 more days before I leave Marc and the children to complete their voyage.
By the way the rhino head shown on the right belongs to the same rhino we met in Marseille (the one with too much make-up).
... my eyes and look decent with a pair of jeans.
14 - Gloves - My old cycling gloves. They are not adequate to isolate heath or anything, but will have to do, as I may need them to actually cycle.
15 - Trousers - These ones were a recommendation from a blog, they look a bit like working trousers, apparently they are ...
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